Write your own GC Heap Viewer for the .Net Compact Framework

The last few versions of the Remote Performance Monitor enable you to view snapshots of the GC heap on demand.  The view of the heap presented by RPM is oriented around finding managed memory leaks.  Specifically, the data is organized so that it’s easy to see which GC root is responsible for keeping a given…

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.Net Compact Framework: “Hey, what happened to the diagnostic tools?”

If you’ve installed the Beta2 version of Orcas you may have noticed that the NetCF diagnostic tools (RPM, CLRProfler, …) are missing.  Don’t worry, these haven’t been cut from Orcas, they will just be distributed via the web in a separate “power toys” pack.  A CTP of these tools is now available at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=C8174C14-A27D-4148-BF01-86C2E0953EAB&displaylang=en .  This CTP…

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